Last edited 19 Jul 2019

Conservation articles and news

IHBC’s 2019 Nottingham Annual School a Great Success

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One of the IHBC’s most populous Schools, the 2019 Nottingham School will be remembered for its combination authoritative speakers, urban experiences and accessible learning, including the IHBC’s Spotlights.


England’s new High Streets Task Force will help revitalise high streets and town centres

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A new High Streets Task Force, to support local leaders as they revitalise England’s high streets and town centres, has been launched.


UK petition to Zero-rate VAT on deep retrofit/eco-refurbishment building works now open

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A UK parliamentary petition to Zero-rate VAT on deep retrofit/eco-refurbishment building works on all homes, has been launched, with a deadline of 8 January 2020.


IHBC’s new Guidance Notes launched at Nottingham’s 2019 School Spotlights

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The IHBC has launched two new Guidance Notes, on Retrofitting of Traditional Buildings and Climate Change and Older Buildings – Key Sources.


NLA awards 2019 include Pitzhanger Manor and Gallery for Conservation & Retrofit

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The Conservation & Retrofit award of the New London Awards (NLA) 2019 has been won by Pitzhanger Manor and Gallery, W5, by Jestico + Whiles and Julian Harrap Architects.


AHF £15M fund – ‘Transforming Places Through Heritage’

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The Architectural Heritage Fund (AHF) has announced the opening of the ‘Transforming Places Through Heritage’ fund, focussed on reinvigorating England’s high streets.


How wartime photographers dodged Nazi bombing to record historic buildings

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A race against devastation - a new exhibition chronicles the wartime work of the National Buildings Record – set up to capture a disappearing landscape.